Lund, Sweden (TFFTransnational Foundation for Peace and Future Research)  On Saturday, December 2 2017, Johan Galtung is awared the alternative peace prize, The Peoples Peace Prize In Accordance With Nobels Will.

Who is Johan Galtung
Born in Norway 87 years ago. The most innovative and productive figure in international peace and cconflict research.

Has taught at 50 universities around the world and received 50 honorary degrees and other prizes. Consultant to a series of international organisations, the UN in particular.


Author of about 160 books in fields such as peace and peace-making, security politics, violence, alternative defence, macro history, mathematics, peace journalism, future research, social science methodology, world order issues, economics and theory of science.

Has been a mediator and produced peace plans in around 100 conflicts among them Palestine-Israel, the Middle East as a region, North and South Korea, Equador and Peru, former Yugoslavia, East and West.
Is the founder of Peace Research Institute, Oslo, PRIO, and the network and net university Transcend.

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Still very active and operates globally, lives in Spain, Japan and the US. Married to Fumiko Nishimura.
The Prize
Has been created as a constructive alternative to the official Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo which, for years, has been awarded in defiance of Alfred Nobels....